Session's decision drew the ire of Trump , who said he'd never have picked Sessions as his attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself. "You fight back, oh, it's obstruction", Trump says mockingly of his critics. But the White House appears keenly aware that any attempt to get rid of Mueller could create a massive public relations headache that could envelop the administration.
Anti-Pyongyang activists on Wednesday ripped photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the latest protests in Seoul against South Korea's outreach to North Korea over next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . In an apparent bid to court the North , which describes joint South Korea-U.S. military exercises as a "rehearsal for war", Seoul had proposed a delay in the drills during the Olympics .
Cavusoglu reiterated that a White House readout about a telephone conversation between Turkey's Erdogan and President Donald Trump was not an accurate account of the call. The PM said it is "unacceptable" that such country, instead of protecting the borders of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, is supporting the terror establishments, Anadolu Agency reported.
Lula once again proclaimed his innocence and affirmed his ambition to be the president of Brazil for a third time. That is double the percentage of his nearest rival, the far-right congressman and former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, who has been energized by anti-Lula sentiment.
One of the organisers of the event, businessman David Meller , Presidents Club trustee and co-chairman of the annual dinner , has quit his role at the Mayor's Fund for London and the Department for Education. About 130 hostesses - including two undercover Financial Times reporters - took part in the event at the lavish Dorchester Hotel, where auction prizes included tea with Bank of England Gov.
President Trump continued his assault a pair of FBI agents who exchanged derogatory messages about him during the 2016 election and appeared to taunt the bureau for blaming Samsung for its inability to recover thousands of their missing tests.
Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan's "America" - a gleaming gold toilet - was on display at the Guggenheim for almost a year, installed in a restroom for the private use of members of the public with a guard posted outside. But the president is also a well-known germophobe, and it's an open question whether he would accept a previously used toilet, 18-karat or otherwise.
He insisted that the Trump administration believes in "free and fair trade" and was just making sure that "U.S. opportunities are equal to other people's opportunities in the U.S". Mr Trump cancelled plans for a recent trip to London to open the new $1 billion USA embassy there - a move that avoided protests promised by political opponents.
The Rocket Man singer explains he wants to spend more time with his husband David Furnish and their two young sons after spending nearly 50 years on the road. KELLY: He made the announcement today during a live interview and concert in NY. "I don't want to miss them and I don't want them to miss me", he said.
Some might see a snub in French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to not stick around to see Trump even though the White House initially had announced a face-to-face meeting in Davos . And we need to see more co-operation from smaller platforms like this. South Africa, Senegal, Ghana and several others summoned top USA diplomats in their nations over the remarks .
Trump praised Israel for standing with the U.S. He expressed concern over potential waste in hundreds of millions in aid money to the Palestinians, after they "disrespected us" by refusing to meet with the vice president . "Respect has to be shown to the USA or we're just not going any further", he said. The money is run through the United Nations. Trump said Palestinians had to come to the negotiating table.
The 20 disqualified AAP MLAs filed a fresh petition in the Delhi High Court challenging their disqualification on Tuesday, a day after withdrawing their previous petition. Proceedings against Jarnail Singh were dropped after he resigned as the Rajouri Garden MLA to contest the Punjab Assembly polls. AAP, however, insists that despite being parliamentary secretaries, its MLAs did not reap any benefits from the post.
Authorities in Florida have released a dramatic dashcam video that shows a shootout between the passenger of one vehicle and the driver of another at an intersection near Pensacola. The two suspects exchanged around 10-12 rounds. The incident, which law enforcement believes to be drug-related, started when the driver of a silver Lexus pulled up to the intersection and opened fire on those in a waiting gold Toyota.
Are you on the dating app Tinder? In an official blog post , Checkmarx said, "Until all application makers implement comprehensive application security testing solutions, we should probably still be cautious and mindful". Your Tinder swipes are not as secure as they could be. They were able to see that swipe rights are equivalent to 374 bytes; swipe lefts, 278 bytes; a match, 581 bytes.
Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has resigned from an global advisory board on Myanmar's Rakhine state, where recent army operations have been described as ethnic cleansing of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, calling the effort a "whitewash".
Schrems's claims can not proceed in Austrian courts as "class action" on behalf of other consumers", a spokesperson said, adding that Facebook now looks forward to "resolving this matter". But, it said, consumer privilege only applies to the parties in the contract (Facebook and Schrems, in this case) - consumers from other nations can not bring action in another's jurisdiction.
The army said Anan had falsified official documents which stated his military service had terminated, which was required for former military officials to run for election. Just a year later, Sisi ousted Morsi from power following mass protests and won the presidential elections in 2014. Presidential hopefuls have until January 29 to officially submit their candidacies.
Mount Mayon belched red-hot lava and clouds of ash and debris at least four times Wednesday, after having been acting up for more than a week. The midday explosion sent superheated lava, molten rocks and steam between 3.5 to 5 kilometers (2 to 3 miles) into the blue sky, and then some cascaded down Mount Mayon's slopes and shrouded nearby villages in darkness, Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology and other officials said.
Schulz will meet Merkel and the leader of her CSU Bavarian allies, Horst Seehofer, to discuss how to move forward after his party approved formal talks at the weekend. He said a stable German government was needed as a bulwark against right-wing extremism. Amid fears left-wing entryists to the SPD could vote down a grand coalition deal between their party and Mrs Merkel's CDU, further elections in Germany could be a possibility.
Robert Mueller was first appointed as Special Counsel for the investigation of Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation after former FBI Director James Comey leaked a memo about his conversation with Donald Trump to the media. MrComey's firing led to Mr Mueller's appointment to take over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Former US Attorney Preet Bharara, who himself was sacked by Trump last March, offered similar comments to the network, saying one doesn't know if the ...
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Ross made his remarks during a press conference at the World Economic Summit in Davos, Switzerland, where President Donald Trump is expected to speak this week. He criticized the Chinese financial system, which provides subsidies to key industries, as well as Chinese policies forcing foreign companies to transfer technology, and China's failure to adequately protect intellectual property.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been interviewed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign's ties to Russia , NBC News reported Wednesday . Meanwhile, the White House said it supports "full transparency" around a secret memo criticising the Federal Bureau of Investigation but it was for the House Intelligence Committee to decide whether to release it or not.
She was exhumed in 1975 when the church was renovated. And yet, DNA testing has revealed that a mummified body found beneath a Swiss church is the Foreign Secretary's seven-times-great-grandmother. Her daughter Anna married a man named Christian Hubert Baron Pfeffel von Kriegelstein whose fifth generation relative Marie Luise von Pfeffel married a Stanley Fred Williams.
The whole time, officials were in contact with the suspect by phone. He reportedly told authorities he considered himself a 'sovereign citizen, ' and not bound by government laws. The suspect then climbed out of the vehicle and took off running, with DPS troopers chasing him on foot. Two people were reportedly injured in the other auto, but the extent of the injuries was not immediately known.